Monday, March 03, 2014


Conversation with the Artist: Jill Stanton

Wednesday, March 5 / 7pm / Art Gallery of Alberta
The AGA has just unveiled Stanton's wacky, larger than life mural in its free-to-view main foyer. The mostly black and white, hand-painted world spans across three walls, depicting a jungle of creepy creatures, jagged teeth and peeking eyeballs. Join the artist in an intimate discussion about her work, the mural and her process this Wednesday. 

Pecha Kucha Night 18
Thursday, March 6 / 6:30pm / Metro Cinema at Garneau Theatre
PKN is back with some exciting locals talking everything from combating homelessness, nanotechnology to graffiti.

Edmonton City Centre Fashion Friday
Friday, March 7 / 12:10 and 12:40 pm / Edmonton City Centre

Edmonton City Centre, Dress Me Dearly Styling and Mode Models present a spring fashion show full of the season's most worthy trends and inspiration to incorporate spring style into your wardrobe. 

Every Woman Festival
Wednesday, March 12 / 6pm / Lexus South Pointe
In celebration of International Women's Day (March 8) the Every Woman Organization invites you to a garden-inspired evening in support of WIN House, a non-profit that provides shelter and support for women who are fleeing domestic violence. Especially exciting is keynote speaker Margaret-Ann Armour, who you may know as one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women.

Golden West Music Fest Fundraiser
Friday, March 14 / 8 pm / Queen Alex Hall
The hard workin, music-lovin, little team that could is making plans for its second ever Golden West Music Fest. Come out to the fundraiser to enjoy sweet jams in your ears and support an event that brings together artists, musicians, dance machines and nature for a prairie party under the sun and stars. 

Saturday, March 15 / 7pm / NGA Golf Dome, Calgary
PARK is a non-profit organization strongly supported by Dress Me Dearly for its work in mentoring and promoting Canadian fashion talent. This year's PARKSHOW features a fashion show with ten Alberta designers including some DMD favourites: Camp Brand Goods, LUXX Ready to Wear, Suka Clothing, Rebecca King and more.

ART/BEAT presents St Paddy's event
Saturday, March 15 / 8pm / Creative Club House

Eep! This is gonna be a good one folks. My favourite Edmonton band, Camembert is performing (partially my fave because of their hard, stoner rock rhythms, mostly because of frontman Stacy Brown's tight pants) along with Otto Stalk, The Darlin' Luv-Hunnies and GirlsClub DJ's. Also $4 Steam Whistles, yo. 

Western Canada Fashion Week
March 27 - April 3 / ATB Financial Arts Barns
One of Edmonton's largest fashion events, Western Canada Fashion Week features collections from local and international designers. I'm especially excited for new collections from Edmonton's Luxx Ready to Wear and Jessica Halabi as well as newcomer IMPAIR from Montreal. Stay tuned for my updated and infamous Guide to Western Canada Fashion Week for Spring 2014.

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